[pkg-nvidia-devel] Bug#580991: Bug#580991: nvidia-glx: X segfaults after nVidia logo

Alex Rozenshteyn rpglover64 at gmail.com
Tue May 11 01:00:15 UTC 2010

I think the problem may be related to how it got installed.  When I
completely removed all debian packages related to nvidia and ran the nvidia
installer for 195.36.24, it worked, so I think the new version should work.

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 8:46 PM, Russ Allbery <rra at debian.org> wrote:

> Alex Rozenshteyn <rpglover64 at gmail.com> writes:
> > Package: nvidia-glx
> > Version: 190.53-4
> > Severity: grave
> > Tags: sid
> > Justification: renders package unusable
> > After installing nvidia-glx and restarting X, I found that I could not
> > start it, as X segfaults immediately after displaying the nVidia logo.
> > I am attaching my xorg.conf (which at the moment has the splash screen
> > disabled) and my xorg log.
> Lots of other people are using the package successfully at the moment, so
> I'm going to downgrade the severity here to important.
> I'm going to upload 195.36.24-1 over the next couple of days.  I'll be
> curious to see if that fixes your problem.
> Please note that there's usually nothing we can do about problems like
> this in Debian, other than uploading new upstream versions, since the
> drivers are closed source and we have no license permission to modify them
> in any way.  If 195.36.24-1 doesn't fix your problem, you'll probably need
> to report the problem upstream instead.
> --
> Russ Allbery (rra at debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

         Alex R
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